Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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HWOPAH

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
406 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-201015-
JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-
WHITE-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION-JOHNSON-POPE-
HARDIN-ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-GIBSON-PIKE-POSEY-VANDERBURGH-
WARRICK-SPENCER-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-
LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-
UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-HENDERSON-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-
MUHLENBERG-TODD-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-
RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
406 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS, SOUTHWEST INDIANA, WESTERN KENTUCKY, AND SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE REGION TODAY AND LASTING UNTIL TONIGHT FOR AREAS MAINLY EAST OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

PERSISTENT RAINFALL OF AN INCH TO AN INCH AND A HALF IS EXPECTED
THROUGH TONIGHT OVER WESTERN KENTUCKY. WHILE THE HEAVY RAINS ARE
NOT EXPECTED TO RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING...SOME FLOODING OF LOW-
LYING AND POORLY DRAINED AREAS...AS WELL AS CLOGGED DRAINAGE
SYSTEMS IS POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE ADDITIONAL RAINS WILL
ALSO LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT RISES ON ALREADY SWOLLEN CREEKS AND
RIVERS ACROSS THE REGION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MORE THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.
WIDESPREAD RAIN AND A SMALL CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY. LIGHTNING
AND HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE PRIMARY CONCERNS...AND ANOTHER
INCH OR MORE OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE OVER THE WEEKEND. WESTERN KENTUCKY
AND SOUTHWEST INDIANA ARE THE MORE FAVORABLE AREAS FOR THE HEAVIEST WEEKEND RAINFALL.
THIS WILL FURTHER AGGRAVATE ALREADY SWOLEN CREEKS AND STREAMS ACROSS THE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTERS SHOULD BE PREPARED TO REPORT ANY FLOODING ALONG WITH HEAVY RAINFALL REPORTS TODAY,
TONIGHT AND AGAIN OVER THE WEEKEND.
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